Interviews

"We are so similar but we are so different to read. There is so much to reveal in the world."

An interview with our 2015 CNF contest winner.

Pat Lowther Poetry Award and the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize winner Jen Currin shares her secrets to generating great poetry

We talk to the founder of QueerofGender.com, an online project dedicated to celebrating the various experiences of gender within LGBTTQQ2SIAP+ Black, Indigenous & People of Colour communities.

An extended version of our RoomMate profile of Bonnie Nish from Room 38.2.

Lauren Carter is the author of the poetry collection Lichen Bright and the novel Swarm. Her poem, “Island Clearances”, won Room's 2014 poetry contest, judged by Sonnet L’Abbé.

An interview with author, poet, activist, and educator Carmen Rodríguez, originally published in Room 38.1 In Translation.

From issue 37.4 Claiming Space, Room editor Christina Cooke talks with poet Cecily Nicholson.

Room editorial board member and Pandora's Collective executive director Bonnie Nish interviews Chelene Knight about her debut book of poetry, Braided Skin.

Poet Lucas Crawford (published in Room issue 37.2 Expanding The Voice) talks with Room editor Bonnie Nish about transgender literature, writing, and his recent appointment as CWILA's 2015 Critic In Residence.

Roomie Terri Brandmueller asks Taryn Hubbard a few questions about writing, poetry, and working with Room. Taryn is editing our upcoming issue, 38.4 (December 2015).

We talk to the founder of QueerofGender, Lynx Sainte-Marie about black history month, being a writer of colour, and more.

Room editor Lindsay Glauser Kwan asks Montreal-based artist Sandra Chevrier (cover of issue 37.3 "Geek Girls") a few questions about her work.

Samantha Rousseau interviewed Ayelet Tsabari, 2015 creative non-fiction contest judge and author of The Best Place on Earth. Deadline for submissions to Room's annual CNF contest is March 8, 2015.

With the deadline for the 2015 creative non-fiction contest fast approaching, Lindsay Glauser Kwan spoke with last year's first place winner, Naoko Kumagai.

In this interview, Lindsay Glauser Kwan talked to Helen Polychronakos about what inspired the upcoming Trespass theme for issue 38.3 and what makes a good submission.

In this interview, Lindsay Glauser Kwan talked to artist Marika Echachis Swan (Tla-o-qui-aht Nation) about making art, the healing nature of creativity, and the cover of issue 37.4 Claiming Space.

Meet Jennifer Zilm, member of the Room collective. Jennifer has been with Room since February 2011 and is our Creative Non-Fiction Submissions Coordinator and poetry reader.

In this interview, Lindsay Glauser Kwan talked to artist Amy Friend about photography, light and the cover of past issue 36.1 Mythologies of Loss.

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    Room 40.3, Migration
    Edited by Nav Nagra

    In this issue:

    Rasha Abdulhadi, Juliane Okot Bitek, Ariane Both, Aimee Henny Brown, Leonarda Carranza, Rose-Anne Chabot, Karla Comanda, Marita Dachsel, Stacy Gardner, Branwyn Holroyd, Sandeep Johal, Sharon Kirsch, Katherine Koller, Lydia Kwa, Emily McKibbon, Amanda Merpaw, Shelley Marie Motz, Dorothy Nielsen, Rita O’Grady, Kimberly Peterson, Claire Polders, Ramna Safeer, Nilofar Shidmehr, Arielle Spence, Chanda Stallman, Catherine J. Stewart, Florence Treadwell, Sarah Wolfson, Annie Wong

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